Pumpkins thought to be most popular in The United States have also been used widely throughout Eastern Europe in regards to the oil used from the seeds. The oil is taken from the seeds inside the fruit, which are lightly roasted and then pressed to extract a dark green oil. This contains four main fatty acids; linoleic acid (omega 3), oleic acid (omega 9), palmitic and stearic acid (saturated) that help to keep the body healthy.
Pumpkin seeds are rich in antioxidants and fatty acids which assist the body to grow and progress naturally. It has been proven to provide vitamin E alongside of this, which can help to rehydrate dry skin. The oil also contains low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, lowering properties which has a knock on effect that increases the proportion of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, in the body that is important for many chemical activities.
Due to its zinc free fatty acid and plant sterol it can help to reduce formation of kidney stones, reduce pressure on the bladder, the release of excess stored water, prevent against formation of kidney stones and reduce burning sensations whilst urinating.
The nutrients found in pumpkin seed oil prominently focuses on the urinary tract and reproductive areas of the human body. Studies are being conducted on a regular basis to find out the specific effects that the nutrients in pumpkin seed oil have on benign prostatic hypertrophy. The plant sterol and fatty acid that is found in pumpkin seed oil could play a role in the enhanced functioning of the urethra and the bladder, which could be the reason behind the symptoms being relieved for patients suffering from benign prostatic hypertrophy. The nutrients found in the oil will hinder formation of kidney stones through the process of lowering concentrations of substances which assist in the stone formation process, and further by increasing the amount of compounds which block the formation of kidney stones. Pumpkin seeds have been known for a long time as a treatment method for kidney issues and for urinary complications, as well as for tapeworm and roundworm infestations and gastritis.
As pumpkin seed oil helps to relieve symptoms of arthritis, this is likely caused due to the effects that the antioxidants and essential fatty acids have on the body. These nutrients are also known to decrease blood cholesterol through LDL reduction and HDL increase. This gives the body more of the good cholesterol and less of the bad. The antioxidants found in pumpkin seed oil are supplied through vitamin A and vitamin E, and will also provide health benefits for the skin.
Chemicals found within pumpkin seeds may result in frequent urination because of the diuretic properties, and this will assist with reduction of discomfort to the bladder.
Pumpkin seeds offer a wonderful array of nutrients, including zinc, magnesium, calcium, iron, vitamins, protein and fibre. The seeds are also considered to be one of the best natural sources of the fatty acids Linoleic Acid (Omega 6) and Oleic Acid (Omega 9). For men, zinc is one of the most important nutrients for the maintenance of a healthy prostate and a recent large scale study involving over 2000 men found that pumpkin seeds were effective in reducing the symptoms of benign prostate hyperplasia. As a result, they are fast becoming one of the leading natural supplements for men’s health.
Promote fertility and reproduction
Supports bladder health
Supports joint health
Promote fertility and reproduction
Rich source of zinc and good fatty acids
Premium quality pharmaceutical grade ingredients
Pumpkin Seed 200mg (10:1) equivalent to 2000mg, Brown Rice Flour (GF), Bovine Gelatine Capsule Shell
How to use
Take one capsule daily. Take as a food supplement or as directed by a healthcare professional.
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Do not exceed stated recommended intake.
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Store in a cool, dry place.
If you experience an adverse reaction, stop taking the supplement and seek medical advice.
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